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07
28
2020

Statistical Parametric Mapping: Tall Versus Short Throwers

A few months ago, we introduced the idea of Statistical Parametric Mapping for our full signal biomechanical data export. Now, outside of a few tweets here and there, intended to both inform and establish a claim on the extremely niche frontier of applied full signal SPM in the world of sports scien...

07
26
2020

Visual Approach: Pre-pitch Gaze Behavior of Baseball Hitters

Hitting perception is often discussed in terms of ball flight tracking and reaction times. But something often ignored is the wealth of visual information available before the pitch is even released. The position of the pitcher’s glove, the way he breaks his hands, and the posture of his midsection...

07
14
2020

Why Driveline got a Biodex

If this is the first time seeing this video, it probably leaves you with a handful of unanswered questions: What is this machine? How did you discover it? What are you going to do with it? In this blog, we will answer those questions one at a time. What is this machine? The machine above is a Biodex...

06
10
2020

An Introduction to College WAR — cWAR

Note: The following italicized section is now deprecated — the section will be updated when the NCAA WAR Dashboard returns to public light, To avoid burying the lede, here is our very-functional-over-aesthetic NCAA dashboard for college WAR. To use the dashboard, users can submit a season (201...

04
23
2020

Using Motus to define throwing workload

The foundational concept behind the use of the motusTHROW sensor is “workload”—but what exactly does workload refer to? In a general sense, workload describes the stress from each throw an athlete makes. So, does that mean that workload is just a measure of the number of throws an athlete makes in a...

02
11
2020

Motus Global Acquisition: Vision and Strategic Roadmap

We Acquired Motus Global! As announced Monday, Driveline Baseball has acquired the sport sensor assets of Motus Global–specifically all sensor code and inventory, all trademarks and patents, all databases, and all outstanding contracts. This begins a new era in Driveline’s history. One that wi...

12
12
2019

Driveline Hitting KPI’s

At Driveline, we want to make sure we’re tracking what matters. There’s a plethora of technologies available that can pull up bat speed characteristics, batted ball outcomes, swing kinematics, all of the above, and none of the above. There’s a certain decision paralysis that results from this scenar...

08
29
2019

How to Be a Biomechanist with Mokka

So you want to be a biomechanist? Well, you’re in luck! This blog will teach you about Mokka, a great open-source software program used for kinematic and kinetic analysis. You can use it to start looking at biomechanics data in 3D, for free! “But I don’t have any biomechanics data?” Don’t you worry!...